Author Archives: Dr. John P. Stratis

Drains After Tummy Tuck: What You Need to Know

What You Need To Know About Tummy Tuck Drains

When it comes to a significant plastic surgery procedure like a tummy tuck, we want you to understand the recovery process and what you can expect to experience after surgery. I have performed hundreds of tummy tucks throughout my career as a board-certified plastic surgeon and body contouring specialist. Generally, my patients love their results …

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Comparing EMSCULPT® Fat Reduction to Traditional Liposuction?

EMSCULPT® vs. Liposuction: Which Fat Reduction Option Is Best?

Have you heard of EMSCULPT? It's one of the latest additions to the lineup of non-invasive body contouring procedures introduced during the past several years. At our Harrisburg, PA practice, I often consult with patients who aren't sure whether liposuction or EMSCULPT is best for their concerns. In this blog post, I'll explore if EMSCULPT …

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Sleeping After Breast Augmentation

How To Sleep Comfortably With Breast Implants After Augmentation

Sleep is rarely on the list of issues to worry about when women consider getting breast augmentation. But most patients learn that getting a good night's sleep after their procedures can help speed the healing process and avoid compromising the results. I'll explain in this blog post why sleep is important after getting any cosmetic …

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Post-Pregnancy Tummy Tuck Tips

Post-Pregnancy Life: How To Know It’s Time for a Tummy Tuck

Think about the changes a woman's body experiences during pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. It's remarkable and something that women who have children endure with a mixture of joy and exhaustion. For many women, though, the excess abdominal skin that remains is a nuisance that undermines their confidence. Post-pregnancy tummy tuck surgery offers a solution. Exercising …

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The Ideal Implant: for Breast Augmentation

The Ideal Implant: A Natural Feeling Saline Breast Implant

There are many options in choosing breast implants for breast augmentation. A new option has recently been added to the mix: the IDEAL Implant®. This structured saline implant offers the peace of mind of saline with the more natural feel that you would normally get with a silicone implant. Breast Implant Options Breast implants can …

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Stratis and Gayner Plastic Surgery

Virtual Consultations Available!

In compliance with federal and state authorities, our office is temporarily closed. However, we are available virtually. You can start the process of connecting with the office by . It is our hope to begin seeing patients again within the next few weeks.  We have an extensive list of patients waiting to resume normal activities …

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Stratis and Gayner Plastic Surgery

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

We wanted to take a moment to let you know that we are closely following the developments of COVID-19 (Corona virus) from the CDC and all appropriate government agencies. Our top priority is the health and well-being of our patients and staff. At this time we are planning to remain open to see patients in …

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Woman in red dress contemplating breast augmentation surgery

Answers to Common Breast Augmentation Questions & Concerns

For plastic surgery patients interested in breast augmentation in Harrisburg, Lancaster, Carlisle, and York, PA, one of the most common concerns I hear is uncertainty about what life will be like after surgery. Some women with active lifestyles are concerned about when they’ll be able to return to exercise, others worry about long-term back discomfort …

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